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In addition to heart attacks and strokes, Vioxx has also been associated with several other life-threatening side effects, including blood clots, angina and nonbacterial meningitis, severe intestinal damage, ulcerations and bleeding, and kidney damage.
I will be glad to comment. I took Vioxx beginning the first quarter of 2000. My last dosage was in January 2003. I now have been diagnosed with recurring pulmonary emboli and coumadin therapy for the remainder of my life. When i start coumadin therapy i was 43 years of age and healthy, not anymore.